Chief Financial Officer: Tshwane (Pretoria)
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Pretoria, South Africa
5d ago
source : Executive Placements


CFO to provide financial strategy and strong financial execution. The ideal candidate will be able to make sound business decisions as they relate to the balance sheet and the profit & loss statements.


Strategic Management and reporting

  • To ensure the Finance Strategy (design and execution) is aligned with critical business objectives.
  • Design, scope, implement and manage long and short-term Finance Department objectives.
  • Manage associated risk register with the internal audit team and committee.
  • Prepare reports for EXCO and Board.
  • Work with senior teams to grow the business, formulating strategies and plans.
  • Member of the risk, audit and compliance committee.
  • Budget and strategic planning

  • Ensure corporate budgeting processes are carried out and reviewed as per business need.
  • Liaison with key stake holders to ensure financial business strategy and plan is achieved.
  • Advise various departments as to where variances occur from the approved business plan and budgets.
  • Treasury
  • Optimize the companys liquidity, making sound financial investments and hedge financial risks.
  • Corporate finance
  • Manage company policy regarding capital requirements, debt, taxation, equity, disposal and acquisitions as appropriate.
  • Establish a high level of credibility and manage strong working relationships with external parties.
  • Manage the companys sourcing of funding and the capital structure.
  • Financial Management

  • Ensure effective internal controls are in place and compliance with IFRS for SMEs and applicable regulatory legislation for financial reporting.
  • Provide leadership to finance department with regards to the accounting strategy, to optimize the companys financial performance and strategic position.
  • Ensure that company financial systems are robust, complaint and support current activities and future growth.
  • Human Resources and general management

  • Lead and develop financial teams.
  • Performance Management of direct reports and within finance department
  • Taxation

  • Ensure effective internal controls are in place and complies with applicable regulatory legislation for tax reporting.
  • Ensure good corporate governance and tax integrity to ensure tax compliance in line with revenue authorities.
  • Systems, Compliance and general administration

  • Ensure all policies and procedures are current and applicable for the Finance Division.
  • Ensure all policies and procedures are always complied with.
  • Ensure all Finance systems utilized are adding value and is current and is managed effectively.

  • BCom Accounting Honours Degree
  • Registered with South African Institute of Chartered Accountants (SAICA)
  • Minimum 5-10 years relevant experience in a senior management role

  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to communicate well at all levels of the organization.
  • Ability to solve complex problems and ability to make decisions based on accurate and timely analysis.
  • High level of integrity and dependability.
  • Have a proficient knowledge of the company, its divisions, associates, people, products, service and website.
  • Deliver exceptional service that exceeds customers expectations through proactive and appropriate solutions.
  • Must have experience from a Legal environment.
  • Research and provide legal opinions on a variety of issues and new business projects within the business to proactively identify, assess and manage legal risk.
  • Must be willing to assist in general administrative duties.
  • Enjoy working independently as well as be part of a team.
  • Assist fellow colleagues in the daily running of company related tasks.
  • Be focused on providing work of an extremely high quality.
  • Show ability to work under pressure and manage deadlines.
  • Very good organizational skills.
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